De Tomaso

Mid-Engine Ford Power! 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

The De Tomaso Pantera was an Italian-built, mid-engine sports car with Ford power. Though on the market for a lot longer in Europe, the Pantera was imported into the U.S. just between 1972 and 1975 and sold at Lincoln-Mercury… more»

Trains, Cars, and Rare Finds: The Royce G. Kershaw Collection

A few weeks ago, we featured one of the cooler conversions we’ve ever seen, with the inclusion of the one-off “Cruiseaire” that belonged wit to the estate of one Royce G. Kershaw, Jr. As anyone could deduct looking at… more»

Original Tires Included: 1973 De Tomaso Pantera

The De Tomaso Pantera is a car that needs no introduction, as it’s one of the more sough-after (and still attainable) sports exotics from the 1970s. That “attainable” aspect is interesting, as I suspect the Pantera is heading for… more»

One of 53: 1995 De Tomaso Guarà Coupe

Tired of drowning in a sea of Mustangs at Cars ‘N Coffee? Seen so many Camaros that you have their tail lights memorized by year? We have the antidote. Come up with $229,000 and you can be the only… more»

Early Example? 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

Lee Iacocca was a master at spotting a gap within Ford’s model range and devising the right car to plug that gap. Most vehicles were company-developed, but the De Tomaso Pantera represented an attempt to incorporate a car from… more»

Rare GT5: 1985 De Tomaso Pantera

While the De Tomaso Pantera is undoubtedly a sought-after performance car, it pops up fairly often for what is considered a limited-production specimen. However, when it comes to the more elusive model offerings, the GT5 is a hard-to-find version… more»

Racing Model: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera GTS

Like many Italian sports cars, the De Tomaso Pantera enjoyed a long production life. The first cars rolled out of the factory in Modena, Italy, in 1971. The final example appeared in 1992. Our feature car is a 1972… more»

Life-Long Love: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

When he was a young boy, the owner of this 1972 De Tomaso Pantera spotted the car sitting on the showroom floor at his local Lincoln/Mercury dealer. It was love at first sight, and, decades later, he parked the… more»

Italian Stallion: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Panteras were built by Italian car maker De Tomaso and imported to the U.S. by Ford in two series: the cars built from 1970 through August 1972, with small chrome bumpers, and the L, for “Lusso” aka luxury, with… more»

Wrecked Exotic: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

This 1971 De Tomaso Pantera is a major project car, having been heavily damaged at a track event and left to roll around on a dolly ever since. You may ask why it makes sense to repair a car… more»

Early Import: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

The mid-engined De Tomaso Pantera was the perfect combination of Italian style and road-holding with a dose of raw American muscle from its Ford small-block V8. The Pantera, Italian for “Panther,” debuted in Modena, Italy in March 1970 and… more»

World’s Greatest Hybrid? 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Long before the word “hybrid” meant gasoline-electric, it referred to a beautiful European body gently wrapped around a ravening beast of an American V8. Presented for your consideration today is an example of what might be the best-known Italian… more»

Exotic Shed Find: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

De Tomaso Automobili was founded by Argentinian Alejandro De Tomaso in Italy. From 1971-92, they built the exotic Pantera, a mid-engine sports car that was also sold at Lincoln-Mercury dealers in the U.S. in the early-to-mid 1970s. The Cleveland… more»

1 of 73: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

The Pantera was a mid-engine sports car produced by De Tomaso in Italy from 1971-92. They were available in the U.S. for about five years through a partnership with Ford. Most of the cars were powered by Ford’s 351… more»

Three De Tomaso Panteras Found In A Barn!

The Pantera was a mid-engine sports car produced by De Tomaso in Italy from 1971-92. They were available in the U.S. for about five years through a partnership with Ford. Most of the cars were powered by 351 cubic… more»

10K Original Miles: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

This 1973 DeTomaso Pantera is claimed to be a low-mileage survivor with just over 10,000 actual miles, according to the seller. The paint is a welcome change of pace from the whites and blacks many Panteras were, and an… more»

Barn Finds